Win big for wildlife

Shrill Carder Bee

To celebrate 2019 being our Big 60th birthday, we are offering a guided walk at Blue House Farm or Fingringhoe Wick, to the first 60 people who send their raffle tickets back to us. So, get those raffle tickets in quickly, for the chance to secure your place.

Win a wonderful Wildlife Travel Holiday to Devon! Join local wildlife experts to guide you through beautiful habitats, where you will get the chance to see Beavers, Dartford Warblers and Hazel Dormice. We are proud to be partnering with Wildlife Travel, whose 30-year celebration of organising wildlife holidays has enabled us to offer this extra special prize in our annual raffle. This is a fiveday holiday for two, sharing a room in a beautiful 17th Century cottage, set in its own landscaped grounds.

1st Prize: Wildlife Holiday to Devon, July 2019

2nd Prize – £250 cash

3rd Prize: 20 people will win a cream tea for two at a Trust visitor centre

Every ticket sold helps us to protect wildlife and vulnerable habitats across Essex, by funding the vital conservation and education work that we do, year-round. You will help us to:

PROVIDE flower-rich grasslands for Shrill Carder Bees

INCREASE nesting sites for Swifts and House Martins

PLANT hedgerows and fencing, to manage livestock for wildlife

INTRODUCE wildlife conservationists of the future to nature

TRAIN our volunteers to carry out vital conservation work

How to take part

Your raffle book should be included with your magazine.

Please fill out and return the stubs to:
Essex Wildlife Trust, Abbotts Hall Farm, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester, Essex, CO5 7RZ, with a cheque made payable to Essex Wildlife Trust. Alternatively, return tickets in person to any Trust visitor centre or Abbotts Hall Farm and make payment by cash or card.

More raffle books are available; you can request them by calling 01621 862964.

Good luck and thanks for your support!

Wildlife Travel

Wildlife Travel have been organising wildlife holidays in the UK and worldwide since 1988, making this year it’s 30 Birthday!

To celebrate this special occasion they have very kindly donated the first prize in our raffle. By booking one of their amazing trips you are helping to raise funds for Essex Wildlife Trust. What better way to support nature conservation? Visit: The choice or trips is quite staggering – from the unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands, the Danube Delta’s teeming birdlife, to the natural history of Britain’s coastline, Wildlife Travel offer truly amazing wildlife experiences. Trips are led by conservation experts, bringing you closer to wildlife then you could ever imagine. Supporting conservation and showing travellers a range of wildlife, and providing opportunities to learn about local cultures and enjoy beautiful scenery are what helps makes their holidays so special, as well as the flexibility to adapt to travellers’ interests and needs.